Do you own a media company? If yes, then you need media professional liability insurance. Just like any other form of business media companies also have their own fair share of risks and challenges, including being sued for invasion of privacy, libel, plagiarism, and much more. So, what exactly is media professional liability insurance and […]

Office of the PublisherDate: April 30, 2013 To: All Staff From: John Cruickshank Last month, the Star announced a proposal to outsource most page production and print design work currently performed in the Star’s newsroom. The Guild collective agreement outlines the union’s opportunity to present an alternative to company plans to outsource work, and the

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When the Star announced layoffs a few weeks ago, one of the causalities appeared to be the radio room. Here’s an update. Journalists across Canada were stunned earlier this month to learn that the Star planned to kill its famed radio room program. The other layoff news — in advertising, the library, the editorial assistants, the page desk, the designers — was terrible

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Because I’m a loser, I read Indigo’s Q3 earnings and got all excited about their outstanding gift card balance that was somewhere around $63-million. Turns out if you add up all the different categories accountants use, it’s actually closer to $77-million on the balance sheet.  And because I’m an even bigger loser, I imported some of the balance

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